List of Student Organizations

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UMB offers a diverse selection of school-specific and Universitywide student organizations. Take a look and see if one of them is right for you! 

If your organization needs to be updated or added to our list of student organizations, please email Courtney J. Jones Carney with the changes.


University Student Government Association (USGA)

USGA is the campus-wide student government association representing all UMB students.  It consists of Student Senators who are elected each year to represent all seven schools.

Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA)

CSSA is an organization that represents the voices of the Chinese community within the University. The CSSA's goal is to build a strong sense of community in a home-away-from-home for Chinese students on campus.

ECO-Environmental Justice in Action (ECO)

ECO-Environmental Justice in Action (ECO) is a campus-wide, USGA-affiliated student organization dedicated to amplifying the value of environmental justice (EJ) work and fostering greater knowledge and awareness of the interconnections between climate change, health equity, and the UMB professional disciplines.

Global Medical Brigades (GMB)

GMB is a student-run, interdisciplinary organization where students provide medical aid to areas in Honduras, Panama, Ghana, or Nicaragua with little access to healthcare. Students from all schools are welcome to volunteer and participate.

Indian Association

The Indian Association is an organization that focuses on Indian-identifying students, providing a space on campus that builds community.

International Student Organization (ISO)

The ISO welcomes international and non-international students to learn and participate in activities that promote the celebration of diversity and cultures from around the world.

Jewish Student Association (JSA)

The JSA is an organization that offers the Jewish student community a place to meet and provide support with other students of Judaic heritage.

Muslim Student and Scholars Association (MSSA)

The MSSA student group focuses on providing support, educational opportunities, and overall community for Muslim-identifying students on campus.

Project Jump Start (PJS)

PJS assists homeless individuals in meeting their basic needs through weekly food, clothing and toiletry drives. Additionally, PJS provides homeless individuals in Baltimore with the information and support they need to access available resources in the community.

United Students of African Descent (USAD)

USAD interacts with the UMB and Baltimore communities to achieve its mission of providing educational, cultural, and social programs for members and participants.

School of Dentistry 

The School of Dentistry has over 30 student organizations that range from religious, ethnic, cultural, and professional. Click here to take a look at the many opportunities to get involved within the School of Dentistry.

Graduate School 

The Graduate School is home of the Graduate School Association which represents all graduate students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and supports student groups who enrich the lives of all graduate students at UMB both publicly and financially. Click here for more information on student groups housed in the Graduate School.

School of Law 

The Carey School of Law has 30+ student organizations pertaining to cultural, support groups, special topics, and many more. Click here for more information.

School of Medicine 

The School of Medicine boasts of over 60+ student groups with focuses that vary from political, cultural, service, professional and many more. Click here to find a group that matches your interests.

School of Nursing 

The School of Nursing currently has 9 student organizations that attract students on both the Baltimore and Shady Grove campuses. Click here to find more information on how to get involved.

School of Pharmacy 

Students in the School of Pharmacy can participate in more than 20 student organizations ranging from community outreach, professional development, and social interaction. Click here for more information on how to get involved.

School of Social Work 

School of Social Work offers 11 different groups ranging from social action, identity, and religious groups. Click here for more information.